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Birding in India

It’s important for someone who want to start birding in India, to know and understand what he/she is looking for.  Amateur birders are advised to not avoid the most common areas as they help to identify birds. It is also very important to understand the physical structure of the species to identify and remember.  For… Read More Birding in India

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Kayaking in Saligrama

For someone who enjoys nature, I have a soft corner for mangroves as an ecosystem. I have consciously looked for these eco systems in several places and I was pleasantly surprised to note that these were literally in my backyard. Being a regular visitor to the South Canara region, the discovery of the mangroves was… Read More Kayaking in Saligrama

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The Magic of Mushrooms

A key food trend in 2024 is mushrooms, which are moving to the forefront. Being a versatile plant-based ingredient, it is being used as a meat alternative. Also, their health benefits are now the focus, as they are nutrient-dense. 2024 heralds the rise of mushrooms as a powerhouse ingredient in the culinary world. Their adaptability… Read More The Magic of Mushrooms

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Star Trek

One of the main challenges in star gazing is Light pollution. Aas the location becomes famous, the balance with light is the fight and there is no light pollution policy or guideline in India. There are community policies for animal conservation or forest conservation. Similarly, StarGazing India have also filed their policy on light pollution… Read More Star Trek

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Sleep Tourism

Sleep is essential for the body biologically. A lack of quality sleep and untreated sleep problems can lead to cellular imbalances. We can experience this as an early precursor to a variety of health problems, and it can impact our general well-being, brain function, quality of life, and productivity. The first step is to develop… Read More Sleep Tourism

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Non Alcoholic Beverages

There are multiple options to the Indian consumer that differ on the taste complexity, the ritual of drink-making, and the social experience of drinking, all without health or impairment concerns. Choosing the right non-alcoholic beverage depends on personal taste and occasion. For those who enjoy the taste of alcohol, there are non-alcoholic versions of beers,… Read More Non Alcoholic Beverages

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Chef Nilza Wango Alchi Kitchen x THE Park Bangalore

Ladakh is a region in northern India with a unique blend of cultural influences. The region between Tibet and the Indian subcontinent has a diverse culinary heritage and rich history. Ladakhi cuisine is a magnetic fusion of Tibetan, Indian, and Central Asian flavors, and each dish symbolizes a story of tradition, resilience, and adaptability in… Read More Chef Nilza Wango Alchi Kitchen x THE Park Bangalore

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Shimoga Travelogue

A city that is often off the tourist track, Shimoga is a city that has many sights and sounds that are waiting to be discovered. I went to Shimoga for the first time in 2003 and years later last month. The city has naturally changed a lot and now has a spanking new golf retreat… Read More Shimoga Travelogue

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Japanese Cuisine

Though Japanese restaurants are around in country for a very long time but it only got into sizeable number in last couple of years. That is why the food has become more readily available and got a little more affordable. What sets apart Japanese cuisine from other Asian cuisine is its simplicity. Freshness and health… Read More Japanese Cuisine